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Old 07-05-2013, 11:05 AM   #1
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nighthawk 750/bonneville/DR650?

I have these three bikes sitting in my garage right now; due to involvement with Special Olympics, and more recently an injured fellow ADVer, I have been considering getting a hack set up. A Wastonian Monaco needing some work just popped up on local CL; is this something I want to dive off into? if so, which of the three bikes would be most suited for hack duty?
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:32 AM   #2
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Personally I think the Monaco would look the best on the Bonneville but the Nighthawk would probably pull it the best.





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Old 07-05-2013, 01:42 PM   #3
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I hacked my 09 Bonnie. Bloody good, it is.
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:01 PM   #4
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Some pics of the hack on CL:

Not sure this is the look I'm going for...
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Old 07-06-2013, 10:19 AM   #5
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I find the valve adjustments on those DOHC bikes to be a huge pain in the butt. Never seem to have the right shim and have to wait wait wait for parts, if that 750 is anything like my 900s. And they need it done soooo often to maintain peak performance...

Honestly, if I didn't already have those 900s, I'd probably go for something with rockers instead of shims, even if the performance isn't quite the same. =:3
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Old 07-07-2013, 04:41 PM   #6
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Not that it has anything to do with the sidecar question, the NH 750 has self adjusting valves.
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Old 07-08-2013, 10:23 AM   #7
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If you can not make mounts you will want to go with a bike that you can buy mounts for. We have them for the DR650 and if your Bonneville is a newer one but not for the Honda. I think that the DR would not look right with this sidecar so for me it would be the Bonneville. For the newer Bonneville's we also offer triple tree's to lower the steering effort.
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Old 07-11-2013, 03:10 PM   #8
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Not that it has anything to do with the sidecar question, the NH 750 has self adjusting valves.
Ahh ok! Sorry! I was thinking of the '80s CB750SC. I didn't realize they put self adjusting valves in the 90s models. Nice. =:3
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:58 AM   #9
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Hack the Bonnie. It really is a phenomenal tug.

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